Articles tagged “china southern”

Chinese Airlines Hope a Cut in Levies Will Boost Profits

Chinese Airlines Hope a Cut in Levies Will Boost Profits

Dong Lyu, Bloomberg

China’s top three carriers are set for a total savings of $500 million (3.74 billion yuan) after July 1, when the government will slash in half the airlines’ mandatory contributions to a civil aviation investment fund. The country is determined to smooth out a recent downshift in its economic growth.

7 months ago

American Airlines and China Southern Launch Loyalty Partnership

American Airlines and China Southern Launch Loyalty Partnership

Grant Martin, Skift

Until recently, Cathay Pacific was the only carrier that American Airlines frequent flyers could use to travel into China with frequent flyer benefits. A new partnership with China Southern will extend that reach significantly.

8 months ago

American Airlines and China Southern Launch Frequent Flyer Partnership

American Airlines and China Southern Launch Frequent Flyer Partnership

Grant Martin, Skift

American's loyalty members may no longer have to worry about the mixed messages coming from China Southern and its plans to join the Oneworld Alliance. With a new partnership, frequent flyers on both carriers will now be able to reap benefits — with or without China Southern playing a role in Oneworld.

8 months ago

Oneworld Woos Airlines to Connect With Less Than Full Membership

Oneworld Woos Airlines to Connect With Less Than Full Membership

Grant Martin, Skift

There's much to expect from Oneworld in its 20th year of service, but partners joining with Connect status may be the most interesting development to watch for.

9 months ago

Oneworld Stays Cool on China Southern Joining Alliance

Oneworld Stays Cool on China Southern Joining Alliance

Grant Martin, Skift

Oneworld executives don't seem too keen on China Southern joining the alliance any time soon, but as an alternative, the Chinese carrier may be able to join as a Connect partner. For Oneworld passengers, that will at least extend loyalty benefits to connecting flights.

9 months ago

Chinese Airlines Show Glimpse of Recovery After Rough 2018

Chinese Airlines Show Glimpse of Recovery After Rough 2018

Bloomberg News

Chinese airlines had a rough 2018 on public markets, but this year is shaping up much better, at least so far. Will the good times last?

10 months ago

Air China’s Ominous Fall

Air China’s Ominous Fall

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

Air China is its country’s clear profit champion. But as a new airport soon opens in its home city, its challenges are many.

11 months ago

SkyTeam Loses an Alliance Partner in China

SkyTeam Loses an Alliance Partner in China

Grant Martin, Skift

Delta frequent flyers are about to lose a SkyTeam partner in China, which means fewer miles and codeshare benefits. Those who fly American Airlines and other Oneworld partners, however, may soon gain one.

12 months ago

Chinese Airlines Hamstrung Despite Spiking Demand

Chinese Airlines Hamstrung Despite Spiking Demand

Bloomberg

Chinese airlines were given the green light to raise fares, but their lack of permission to hedge fuel has adversely impacted their performance. All of Trump's tariff talk hasn't helped, either.

1 year ago

Chinese Airlines Hit With Rising Costs Due to U.S. Trade Quarrel

Chinese Airlines Hit With Rising Costs Due to U.S. Trade Quarrel

Kyunghee Park and Dong Lyu, Bloomberg

The Chinese yuan has depreciated 5 percent against the U.S. dollar, making airline purchases of aircraft and payments of debts and leases costlier. Don't expect bold moves from them until the prospect of a trade war fades.

1 year ago

China Southern Sees Record Profit After Focusing on Domestic Routes

China Southern Sees Record Profit After Focusing on Domestic Routes

Bloomberg

So many players in the travel industry are focused on the lucrative outbound Chinese market, but domestic travel within China is heating up too.

2 years ago

China Southern Wants More U.S. Routes as Long-Haul Competition Heats Up

China Southern Wants More U.S. Routes as Long-Haul Competition Heats Up

Bloomberg

It looks like Chinese airlines are looking to expand in North America after a period of building out their domestic networks, and China Southern Airlines wants to gain ground on its rivals.

2 years ago